Multiple submit buttons in a MVC4 view using custom attribute

This post is targeted to anyone who is a beginner in MVC and finds oneself fidgeting over difficulties encountered during its¬†learning curve. ¬†While MVC is a very interesting architecture to work with, I personally felt it really tests one’s patience until you get a hang of it.

One of the common issues that most people face as a MVC novice developer is implementing multiple submit buttons in a form in MVC view. Recently, I had a similar scenario and thought it would a good idea to put it into an article for future reference.

The following three steps elaborate the solution to this problem.

1. We need to create a custom attribute that would match the action name with the name attribute of the button.


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